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Old 10-30-2010, 10:50 PM   #1
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Hey all, first time cider brewin'

http://www.flickr.com/photos/55129489@N02/5129877962/

Is this infected? Just bottled, primed with honey. When I added the honey the fermenter it got real excited; fermented like wild for the past 2 weeks as well.

Drank a cup; tastes good if not a little light on flavor. Smell is slightly sour.

What's everyone's experience? Will it carbonate?

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Old 11-01-2010, 05:00 AM   #2
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Looks like a mold but hard to tell. Was this floating in your secondary? was it taken before or after adding the honey? You can usually rack from under a mold. If it got stirred in the cider, then it depends on the mold as to whether the alcohol in the cider is enough to kill it. Shouldnt effect carbonation though

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